News & Announcements

Holiday Hours

All Highpoint Community Bank locations will be closed on Thursday, November 25 for the legal holiday. Online Banking and ATMs are available 24 hours a day!

HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

5-Star Highpoint Community Bank

Supports Its Community with Strength & Stability

 

September 2021: Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan has earned another top (5-Star) rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. This marks the 48th consecutive quarter that Highpoint Community Bank has earned this top rating earning it an even higher designation as an “Exceptional Performance Bank”. Bauer congratulates Highpoint Community Bank on its achievement. To earn a 5-Star rating, the bank must excel under a rigorous, independent analysis of its financial condition. Highpoint Community Bank is well positioned to continue to support its community as we navigate through our ever-changing circumstances. The Exceptional Performance Designation is for those banks that have earned 5-Stars for ten straight years or longer.

“The bankers at Highpoint Community Bank know their customers, whether business or consumer, and are ready to help them overcome the financial hurdles of life, even amidst a pandemic”, asserts Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “And Highpoint Community Bank’s financial strength gives them the resources to do it – for the benefit of the whole community.”

Established in 1886, Highpoint Community Bank has been a source of strength and stability for the community for 135 years. No matter what circumstances we are facing, you can always rely on Highpoint Community Bank’s dedicated team. Whether at the branch, by phone or online at highpointcommunitybank.com, they are at your service.

Highpoint Community Bank: “Your Hometown Bank Since 1886.”

Bank and Credit Union data compiled from financial data for the period noted, as reported to federal regulators. The financial data obtained from these sources is consistently reliable, although; the accuracy and completeness of the data cannot be guaranteed by BauerFinancial, Inc. Since 1983, BauerFinancial has relied upon this data in its judgment and in rendering its opinion (e.g. determination of star ratings). BauerFinancial, Inc. is not a financial advisor; it is an independent bank research firm. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at bauerfinancial.com.

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BauerFinancial, Inc. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114.

 

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Holiday Hours

All HCB locations will be closed on Monday, October 11 for the legal holiday. Our ITMs and Highpoint Connect video banking will be available. Online banking and ATMs are available 24 hours a day!

HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

5-Star Highpoint Community Bank
A Trusted Community Bank

March 2021: Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan has once again been awarded the highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability from the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, BauerFinancial, Inc. Earning and maintaining this 5-Star rating is proof that Highpoint Community Bank excels in such areas as capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. This is no coincidence. In fact, this is the 46th consecutive quarter that Highpoint Community Bank has earned this top rating. That has earned Highpoint Community Bank an even higher designation as an “Exceptional Performance Bank”, a status reserved for institutions that have earned Bauer’s highest rating consistently for at least 10 consecutive years.

“This is indeed reflective of Highpoint Community Bank’s dedication and commitment, not only to its customers, but to the entire community”, reflects Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Community banks, like Highpoint Community Bank, have been on the front lines doing what is necessary to help their neighbors and friends. This is the type of devotion you will only find in a community bank.”

Established in 1886, Highpoint Community Bank has been a trusted ally of the communities it serves for 135 years. Rest assured, 5-Star rated Highpoint Community Bank’s personnel are eager to serve: at the branch, by phone and online at highpointcommunitybank.com.

Highpoint Community Bank: “Your Hometown Bank Since 1886.”

Bank and Credit Union data compiled from financial data for the period noted, as reported to federal regulators. The financial data obtained from these sources is consistently reliable, although; the accuracy and completeness of the data cannot be guaranteed by BauerFinancial, Inc. Since 1983, BauerFinancial has relied upon this data in its judgment and in rendering its opinion (e.g. determination of star ratings). BauerFinancial, Inc. is not a financial advisor; it is an independent bank research firm. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at bauerfinancial.com.

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BAUERFINANCIAL, INC. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114.

Click here to read the official press release.

Lobby Hours

All Highpoint Community Bank branches are open for business via drive thru, ITMs (Interactive Teller Machines), Call Center, Highpoint Connect video banking or in person at your local branch. In branch appointments are encouraged. Please call 888.422.2280 to make an appointment.

 

 

HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

5-Star Highpoint Community Bank

Continues to Thrive

 

December 2020: Coral Gables, Florida, BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, proudly announces that Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan has once again been awarded its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top rating for 45 consecutive quarters gives Highpoint Community Bank the added title of “Exceptional Performance Bank”, a status reserved for banks that have earned Bauer’s highest rating consistently for at least 10 consecutive years. Highpoint Community Bank has triumphed over everything that has been thrown its way over the past decade.

 

“This rating is impressive in the best of times,” notes Karen Dorway, president of the research firm. “But I can’t overstate the strength and prudence that Highpoint Community Bank has exhibited over the past years that got it to this point. And as we begin 2021, we have every reason to believe that Highpoint Community Bank will continue to thrive.”

 

Highpoint Community Bank was established in 1886 and has been a boon for the communities it serves ever since. Whether at a drive-thru, on your phone or online at highpointcommunitybank.com, 5-Star rated Highpoint Community Bank is ready, willing and able to serve its neighbors and friends.

 

Highpoint Community Bank: “Your Hometown Bank Since 1886.”

 

Bank and Credit Union data compiled from financial data for the period noted, as reported to federal regulators. The financial data obtained from these sources is consistently reliable, although; the accuracy and completeness of the data cannot be guaranteed by BauerFinancial, Inc. Since 1983, BauerFinancial has relied upon this data in its judgment and in rendering its opinion (e.g. determination of star ratings). BauerFinancial, Inc. is not a financial advisor; it is an independent bank research firm. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at bauerfinancial.com.

 

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BauerFinancial, Inc. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114.

Click here to read the official press release.

 

HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

5-Star Rated Highpoint Community Bank
Doing Well While Doing Good

 

June 2020: Coral Gables, Florida, BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, proudly announces that Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan has once again been awarded its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top rating for 43 consecutive quarters, especially in this environment, makes its accomplishment even more impressive. That makes Highpoint Community Bank an “Exceptional Performance Bank”, a status reserved for banks that have earned Bauer’s highest rating consistently for at least 10 consecutive years.

“It’s a noteworthy accomplishment in the best of times,” boasts Karen Dorway, president of the research firm. “Today, it speaks volumes. How do they do it? A solid sense of community, working one on one, providing solutions to people who need it – that’s the mark of a true community bank. Highpoint Community Bank’s team members have been right there on the front lines doing whatever they could to help their neighbors and friends throughout the pandemic. And, they’ve done it all without compromising the strength of the institution itself. That’s doing well while doing good.”

Established in 1886, Highpoint Community Bank has been dedicated to people and businesses in this community for 134 years. Today, its guiding principles and can-do attitude are more important than ever as Highpoint Community Bank continues to be there for them. Whether from one of its seven branch offices, its drive-thru, or via its website, highpointcommunitybank.com, you can trust Highpoint Community Bank to be there for you.

 

Highpoint Community Bank: “Your Hometown Bank Since 1886.”

Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

 

BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at bauerfinancial.com.

 

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BAUERFINANCIAL, INC. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114.

Click here to read the official press release.

 

 

 

 

HCB PPP Business Support

HIGHPOINT COMMUNITY BANK Puts Community First

HASTINGS, MI, MAY 2020 – HIGHPOINT COMMUNITY BANK is taking proactive steps to respond to the needs of individuals and business customers directly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. HCB stands ready to help small business customers gain access to funds.  

During the past few weeks, Highpoint Community Bank has assisted 295 business customers by submitting applications to the SBA Payroll Protection Program resulting in $30,007,470 in PPP loans. This represents assistance to 3,412 employees of those businesses. Kimberly Rodriguez, owner of Step N’ Time Dance Studio in Nashville, said “HCB knocked it out of the park with preparedness and swift and effective action on our part!” HCB employees worked nonstop until all applications were completed and submitted to the Small Business Association for this COVID-19 relief funding. Mark Hewitt, agent and owner at Miller Real Estate in Hastings, said “We applied for a PPP Loan with HCB. Unchartered territory for all of us. The effort put in by HCB staff was nothing short of AMAZING!!! Dedication to your customers was clear. HCB contacted us on that Saturday evening at 7 pm and again Sunday morning as they were hammering out the applications. HCB this customer you have is For Life!!!!! Way to go!”

Mark Kolanowski, President and CEO, Highpoint Community Bank, said “I am so proud of how our team has responded to every aspect of this crisis. With the PPP program, our goal was to get funding in the hands of as many customers as possible. We knew how important this was to so many people in our community. Plain and simple, the motivation here has been wanting to help and be a part of the solution.”

In addition to supporting the business community during this unusual time in public health, Highpoint Community Bank is offering solutions for customers who are experiencing financial hardship as a result of the effect of COVID-19 on their employment. Information on the various options available for relief can be found on the website www.highpointcommunitybank.com.

We are celebrating! Highpoint Community Bank has been recognized as one of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, for the 12th consecutive year!

April 14, 2020 – Warren, MI — every year companies throughout West Michigan compete to be ®named one of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For .” Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. These select companies will be honored on Tuesday May 12, 2020 on a digital platform that the honorees will log into.

The winning companies also compete for 13 elite awards, one granted for each category. Also, an overall winner that has excelled in all categories will be honored with a “Best of the Best Overall” award. The elite award winners will be revealed during the digital presentation.

Winners are pooled by the size of their company. Employers with 100 or less employees are benchmarked together and are classified as Small Business; 101-300 employees are benchmarked together and are classified as Medium Business; employers with more than 301 employees are benchmarked together and are classified as Large Business. All companies, no matter their size, can be a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® resulting in Better Business, Richer Lives and Stronger Communities.

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business and Large Business. (See following list for winners.)

The annual symposium and awards program this year will be a digital event due to the COVID- 19 virus and will begin at 9:30 a.m. with Keynote Speaker, Dr. Andi Simon – Blue Ocean Strategy. The digital awards presentation is emceed by Juliet Dragos of WZZM 13 News and Steve Kelly of NewsRadio WOOD 1300. The awards presentation will adjourn at 11:00 a.m.

West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by Baudville Brands, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, ABC WZZM 13, Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM, Grand Rapids Business Journal, Davenport University, DTE Energy, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, The Employers’ Association, Consumers Credit Union, Meijer, uMap, Clark Hill, Right Management, Garrison Dental and SpartanNash.

To participate in the digital conference, contact the NABR at 866-321-1822 or visit www.thebestandbrightest.com.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, West Michigan and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted. Visit www.thebestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.

Click here to download the full press release and winners list

Best and Brightest Companies to Work For (888) 277-6464 * www.thebestandbrightest.com